OfficeScan Agent Features

The OfficeScan agent features available on the endpoint depend on the endpoint’s operating system.

Table 1. OfficeScan Agent Features on Server Platforms

Feature

Windows Operating System

Server 2003

Server 2008/ Server Core 2008

Server 2012/ Server Core 2012

Manual Scan, Real-time Scan, and Scheduled Scan

Yes

Yes

Yes

Component update (manual and scheduled update)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Update Agent

Yes

Yes

Yes

Web reputation

Yes but disabled by default during server installation

Yes but disabled by default during server installation

Yes but disabled by default during server installation and limited support for Windows UI mode

Damage Cleanup Services

Yes

Yes

Yes

OfficeScan firewall

Yes but disabled by default during server installation

Yes but disabled by default during server installation

Yes but disabled by default during server installation and Application Filtering not supported

Behavior Monitoring

Yes (32-bit) but disabled by default

Yes (32-bit) but disabled by default

Yes (64-bit) but disabled by default

No (64-bit)

Yes (64-bit) but disabled by default

Agent Self-protection for:

  • Registry keys

  • Processes

Yes (32-bit) but disabled by default

Yes (32-bit) but disabled by default

Yes (64-bit) but disabled by default

No (64-bit)

Yes (64-bit) but disabled by default

Agent Self-protection for:

  • Services

  • File protection

Yes

Yes

Yes

Device Control

(Unauthorized Change Prevention service)

Yes (32-bit) but disabled by default

Yes (32-bit) but disabled by default

Yes (64-bit) but disabled by default

No (64-bit)

Yes (64-bit) but disabled by default

Data Protection

(including Data Protection for Device Control)

Yes (32-bit) but disabled by default

Yes (32-bit) but disabled by default

Yes (64-bit) but disabled by default

Yes (64-bit) but disabled by default

Yes (64-bit) but disabled by default

POP3 mail scan

Yes

Yes

Yes

Agent Plug-in Manager

Yes

Yes

Yes

Roaming mode

Yes

Yes (Server)

No (Server Core)

Yes

Smart Feedback

Yes

Yes

Yes

Table 2. OfficeScan Agent Features on Desktop Platforms

Feature

Windows Operating System

XP

Vista

Windows 7

Windows 8/8.1

Manual Scan, Real-time Scan, and Scheduled Scan

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Component update (manual and scheduled update)

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Update Agent

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Web reputation

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes but only limited support for Windows UI mode

Damage Cleanup Services

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

OfficeScan firewall

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes but Application Filtering not supported

Behavior Monitoring

Yes (32-bit)

Yes (32-bit)

Yes (32-bit)

Yes (32-bit)

No (64-bit)

Yes (64-bit)

Vista 64-bit support requires SP1 or SP2

Yes (64-bit)

Yes (64-bit)

Agent Self-protection for:

  • Registry keys

  • Processes

Yes (32-bit)

Yes (32-bit)

Yes (32-bit)

Yes (32-bit)

No (64-bit)

Yes (64-bit)

Vista 64-bit support requires SP1 or SP2

Yes (64-bit)

Yes (64-bit)

Agent Self-protection for:

  • Services

  • File protection

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Device Control

(Unauthorized Change Prevention service)

Yes (32-bit)

Yes (32-bit)

Yes (32-bit)

Yes (32-bit)

No (64-bit)

Yes (64-bit)

Vista 64-bit support requires SP1 or SP2

Yes (64-bit)

Yes (64-bit)

Data Protection

(including Data Protection for Device Control)

Yes (32-bit)

Yes (32-bit)

Yes (32-bit)

Yes (32-bit) in desktop mode

Yes (64-bit)

Yes (64-bit)

Yes (64-bit)

Yes (64-bit) in desktop mode

POP3 mail scan

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Agent Plug-in Manager

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Roaming mode

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Smart Feedback

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes